Health

Handling the Holidays

The shopping, the decorating, the diets to fit into that perfect outfit—it’s enough to overwhelm any of us. That’s why we’ve come up with a few ways to help you through the holidays stress-free and straight to holiday cheer. Get some sunlight: Sunshine stimulates serotonin, which makes you feel good. Take a whiff of citrus: […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Nov/Dec 2022

I have been getting a lot of questions on the new bivalent COVID booster, so I wil answer them all in this column. Who can get the new booster? Everyone is eligible for the new booster as long as it has been two months since your last COVID vaccine. Moderna is currently approved for…

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Aesthetic Smile Designs

How Your Smile Can Age You Are your teeth starting to disappear? Have you noticed new wrinkles, or does your chin look like it’s disappearing? As we age, our teeth get shorter from years of chewing, grinding, and clenching. Over time, this can take a toll on your appearance. So, if it feels like your […]

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Empowering Our Youth With Self-care

No one knows you better than you do. That goes for your kids as well. As adults, it’s our responsibility to care for our children. However, we don’t always know what’s going on in their bodies and minds. That’s why it’s so important to teach them about self-care and how to monitor their ongoing physical […]

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Health Benefits of Coffee

Believe it or not, one of the world’s favorite beverages, coffee, is not only tasty but good for you, too. Here are a few of the reasons to keep sipping this remarkable elixir. Boosts energyExtra energy is probably the biggest reason people love coffee. Rumor has it that word of these magic beans spread after […]

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Courtyard Pharmacy

Patient-Centered Care in the Heart of Calabasas Have you ever visited a pharmacy that treated you like an individual with unique health needs and prioritized your wellbeing and longterm goals? Most of us have not, but luckily for those of us living in Calabasas, Courtyard Pharmacy offers xactly that. Owner and chief pharmacist Greta Goldshtein […]

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SoCal Sinus

Helping patients with chronic sinus and nasal issues This year many of us are still home more than we used to be, and we are still trying to get outside for fresh air and to exercise. Yet, that can wreak havoc on our allergies and sinuses. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, director and […]

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The Beautiful Benefits of Water

We bathe in it, wash our faces with it, drink it—and most of us can’t get enough of this magical elixir called water. In our dry L.A. climate, water is even more essential for maintaining our health and beauty. Water is lifeOur skin is our largest organ, and it’s mostly made up of water. We […]

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Stretching Keeps You Beautiful Inside and Out

Experience the joy of stretching. Felines do it naturally several times a day, especially after one of their frequent catnaps. There’s even a yoga pose called the cat stretch, where you kneel on all fours and arch your back towards the sky. It is usually followed by the cow pose, where you arch your back […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: July/August 2022

I have started to monitor my blood
pressure at home. Why are the readings
so inconsistent? Are they accurate?

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Glaser Pain Relief

Providing a Comprehensive Approach to Easing Pain At the Glaser Pain Relief Center in Encino, Dr. Jeffrey Glaser offers state-of-the-art, minimally invasive, non-narcotic-based solutions to reduce pain and improve patients’ ability to function. “Surgery is rarely needed for back pain, neck pain, and sciatica,” explains Dr. Glaser. “If you suffer from a condition causing back […]

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